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Read the fall 2020 issue of our newsletter
Read the fall 2020 issue of our newsletter

Our fall 2020 newsletter includes the following stories: From the president’s desk In memoriam Awards Virtual annual meeting Virtual fall forum Virtual health workshop Political advocacy Reader’s corner RWTO/OERO Read the newsletter

Operation Christmas Child continues
Operation Christmas Child continues

For many years, Operation Christmas Child has been a part of District 4’s Fall meeting. Although COVID prevented a live get together this year, members could still participate. At packabox.samaritanpurse.ca they could arrange to send boxes to brighten the lives of children in need. Read more in the fall 2020 issue of our newsletter.

RTOERO District 4 supports Keeping Seniors Warm
RTOERO District 4 supports Keeping Seniors Warm

On Nov. 12, 2020, District 4 presented a donation of $1,000 to the community organization Keeping Seniors Warm. Taking part in the presentation were (from left to right) Bev Briscoe, Keeping Seniors Warm Treasurer; Monique Mercier, Keeping Seniors Warm Chair; Juliette Lavoie-Gaboury, District 4 Social Media Chair; and Carmaine Hall, President of RTOERO District 4.

5 signs you’re experiencing ageism and what to do about it
5 signs you’re experiencing ageism and what to do about it

Ageism is stereotypes (thoughts), prejudice (feelings) or discrimination (actions) on the grounds of a person’s age. Ageism exists within institutions and communities, within interpersonal relationships, and can be self-directed. To learn more about ageism and its different forms, read: What is ageism? Ageism isn’t always easy to spot. As a general rule, if you feel […]

What is ageism?
What is ageism?

Ageism is stereotypes (thoughts), prejudice (feelings) or discrimination (actions) on the grounds of a person’s age. According to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Report on Ageism released in 2021, ageism arises when age is used to categorize and divide people in ways that lead to harm, disadvantage and injustice and erode solidarity across generations. […]

Free well-being series for education employees launches in time for back to school
Free well-being series for education employees launches in time for back to school

RTOERO has launched a 21-week online well-being program for education sector employees in time for back to school. The free series, called 21 chats about wellness, offers 21 short weekly videos with mental health professionals, advocates and other well-being experts designed to help education employees take care of their own well-being. “There’s been a lot […]